Bird Box, The Favourite, Vice, and more…

You know how sometimes you hit the Netflix jackpot? Or when there are a ton of good movies to see? This is not that time for me. I’ve been striking out. Bigly. (Please note this is just my opinion, if you liked any of these – bless your heart).

Bird Box – I like Sandra Bullock. I’m a fan. I watch The Lakehouse whenever I randomly find it. I even liked that movie she did with Ryan Reynolds, or was it Ryan Gosling? I don’t even mind that she’s had massive amounts of plastic surgery. I plan to follow suit at some point. But this movie… come on. Have you seen it? John Malcovich is in it for god’s sake. Sarah Paulson too! I don’t want to ruin it for anyone, but there aren’t really any spoilers for the movie. You’ve already seen it right? If you have and you like it… why?? Tell me please! I’m just going to say a couple of things… 1) there weren’t enough birds in a box for me. I mean it’s not meant to be some under the radar title. It literally tells you how these people will survive. The birds in the box will help them. But when? Where? It happened once. Once. Come on. I need more. 2) You cannot row a boat for 3 days with a f’ing eye mask on! With two kids. You can’t. I can suspend a lot of disbelief. Like a lot. I like Hallmark Christmas movies. But this was crazy. And not the kind of crazy I can get behind, like the Bent Neck Lady crazy. Omg, did you watch Haunting of Hill House? If no, do it now!

The Favourite – yes I’m spelling it right. I had high hopes. I love everyone in it and it was about 68% good. It wasn’t awful. But it’s not my favorite. 🙂

Vice – after you get over the usual Christian Bale weight gain, which is no-doubt impressive, it’s an ok telling of the Dick Cheney story. The fact that it took 2 plus hours to tell an ok story was also a negative. Go for a nice walk instead. You’ll be happier.

Homecoming- I had high hopes. Julia Roberts, Bobby Cannavale, what could go wrong? Hmmm, how about everything. The butter in my fridge is more interesting.

This is why I’ll be watching reality tv, Food Network, and make-up tutorials on YouTube. They never let me down. Everything else is for the birds.

5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. hlthaker
    Jan 04, 2019 @ 08:16:06

    Felt the same way about Homecoming. The Favourite is the only movie I’ve seen in ages and I had confused it and Mary Queen of Scots, so imagine my surprise! Lol! Can’t wait to see Bird Box, just so I can understand all of the memes!

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  2. DKCT
    Jan 04, 2019 @ 09:28:52

    LMAO! Thank you. You literally read my mind, I was going to request a blog post on Netflix/ Movie reviews
    recommendations.

    Re Bird Box – I lost interest in watching when I saw that people had nothing better to do then start a “Bird Box” Challenge” and put Blindfolds on
    innocent toddlers, then drag them into a wall …Honestly. Aliens will bypass Earth altogether. 😂🤪

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  3. wifemothereventplanner
    Jan 04, 2019 @ 10:01:20

    Those Bird Box challenges are maybe more interesting than the movie itself. I dunno. I’d watch people bump into walls….

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  4. Peggy
    Jan 04, 2019 @ 22:52:27

    So right

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